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Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by vomitbrown » Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:32 am

First of all, I wanted to congratulate you guys on Death in Luxor. It's an amazing adventure that sheds new light on classic mythos gameplay.
I was wondering about the Age of Cthulhu line: How many books do you plan to publish for it? Are those books going to be thematically connected? When are we going to see the next book?

Thank you once again!

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Harley Stroh » Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:48 pm

Vomit,

Thanks for the kind words. The next Age of Cthulhu adventure is headed into editing (literally) as we speak. I just saw the first art sketches, and they are awesome. Even better, the adventure is amazing, and leaves me envious as a writer.

To answer your questions, the next mystery will be out soon, and we have at least 2 more planned after that. They are linked, but you don't need to play them in any order, and not playing the first won't impact playing the second.

I'll see if the author, Rick Maffei, can drop in and offer some specific teasers.

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Rick Maffei » Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:52 pm

Thank you for the kind review Harley!

Teasers. Let's see... :twisted: They only allow me to write with soft-tipped felt pens in this place, and I hear muffled screams from behind the padded walls, but I think I can hold my thoughts together long enough to jot a few things down...

Blood, lots of blood. No really. I also have other vague visions that hang at the edge of my vision ... knives flashing in the dark, flesh melting, huge crawling horrors, and people that aren't what they seem. That enough?

No?
Half the investigators in the playtest group died horribly. Another gained an interesting personality disorder. Oh, and they blew up an automobile. Silly mortals.

Still hungry for more forbidden knowledge?
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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Mike_Ferguson » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:11 am

Rick was nice enough to ask me to be Keeper for one of the playtests.

It's a wonderfully-written adventure that just drips with Lovecraftian horror. Literally. Any Call of Cthulhu fan will be doing themselves a big favor by picking this one up.

And yes, there's blood, in case that wasn't mentioned earlier.

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by vomitbrown » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:14 am

Jesus Christ, I totally fell for this adventure hook, line, and sinker.
Would you tell me it's name? I think that would be the best teaser right now ;)

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Rick Maffei » Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:04 am

Mike_Ferguson wrote:Rick was nice enough to ask me to be Keeper for one of the playtests.
And a bloody good Keeper I got for my money too! :D
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DCC #60 Thrones of Punjar
Monstercology: Orcs
Age of Cthulhu 2: Madness in London Town
Co-author Age of Cthulhu 5: The Long Reach of Evil
Co-author 2006, 2007, 2008 Tourney DCCs

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Ogrepuppy » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:38 pm

Any time frame on when the next adventure will be released?
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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Keraptis » Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:29 am

Yes, when is this coming out?

And are there more coming out this year too???????? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Question about the Age of Cthulhu line

Post by Rick Maffei » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:06 pm

Ogrepuppy wrote:Any time frame on when the next adventure will be released?
Keraptis wrote:Yes, when is this coming out?
Patience, good fellows—the next adventure will be announced before you know it. I best let the boss (that's Harley; I refer to Joseph as Mister Boss :wink: ) spill greater details as he will. And as Harley says, more good adventures to follow.

It's truly great to see an hunger for these Age of Cthulhu adventures. I've been a fan of the system for a very long time [pats treasured copy of Horror on the Orient Express].
vomitbrown wrote:Would you tell me it's name? I think that would be the best teaser right now
And spoil the surprise? :twisted:
DCC #26 The Scaly God
DCC #60 Thrones of Punjar
Monstercology: Orcs
Age of Cthulhu 2: Madness in London Town
Co-author Age of Cthulhu 5: The Long Reach of Evil
Co-author 2006, 2007, 2008 Tourney DCCs

Visit Rick's RPG Blog Jabberwock's Rest

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